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By Roger Beecham, 29.04.2020. We are constantly told, and those of us in data-driven domains may earnestly tell ourselves, that new data, new technology and new ways of doing science are transforming how we approach the world’s problems. I generally cringe at this sort of guff. The whole "data is...

Author: Professor Alison Heppenstall. I attended the International Congress on Agent Computing at George Mason University (US) last month.  It was organised to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Robert Axtell and Joshua Epstein‘s landmark work,  Growing Artificial Societies and as such was both a celebration and a reflection on how far the discipline has...

Author: Andy Evans. In many respects, GeoComputation is a field whose time has come. If we take GeoComputation to be “The Art and Science of Solving Complex Spatial Problems with Computers”1, GeoComputation is now the go-to area for both professional analysts and the public. 20 years ago, in 1996, when...